Angel Of Death

Dulcie Markham, femme fatale of the Australian underworld
Product Number: EB00745555
Released: Jun 01, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781460710777
Publisher: ABC Books
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Description

The newspapers called her 'Australia's most beautiful bad woman' and she was deadly to know...? This is the story of 'pretty' Dulcie Markham, a key figure of the underworld of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, who, according to one crime reporter, 'saw more violence and death than any other woman in Australia's history'. Nicknamed the 'Black Widow' and 'Angel of Death' by the crooks, reporters and police who knew her best, Dulcie's lovers were stabbed and gunned down in the most violent years of Australian crime, the 1920s to the 1950s. Not always by her... PRAISE 'For readers new to the history of this appalling yet enthralling era of organised crime, the book will simply astonish' Catie Gilchrist, author of Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends, Tales from a Colonial Coroner's Court

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Author(s): Leigh Straw
Original Publish Date: Jun 01, 2019

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